By Claude Debussy. Edited by Lynn Freeman Olson. For Piano. Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Masterwork. Level: Late Intermediate (grade 6). Book. 16 pages.
Debussy was not referring to "arabesque" in the form of a ballet term but rather to the meaning of "arabesque" as a piece with exquisite detail and clear repetitions of ideas and artistic balance. These pieces were written in 1888 during Debussy's earliest compositional period.